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Muirkirk, remains of tar works, mines and structures east of Garpel Water

A Scheduled Monument in Ballochmyle, East Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.506 / 55°30'21"N

Longitude: -4.0709 / 4°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 269303

OS Northings: 625531

OS Grid: NS693255

Mapcode National: GBR 3Z.V5QX

Mapcode Global: WH4S1.FVPW

Entry Name: Muirkirk, remains of tar works, mines and structures E of Garpel Water

Scheduled Date: 28 February 1997

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6640

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Industrial: mines, quarries

Location: Muirkirk

County: East Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Ballochmyle

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